Prison Song (2001)




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Elijah (rapper Q-Tip) has been bounced from group home to group home throughout his turbulent young life. What has sustained him is his art. After a promised scholarship is taken away, Elijah ends up in a fight that result in the death of another boy. Now, sentenced to a minimum of fifteen years, the young man must find a way to keep his soul alive behind bars or turn into a hardened bitter criminal. This gritty drama is directed by Darnell Martin.


as Elijah
Fat Joe
as Big Pete
Elvis Costello
as Public Defender/Teacher

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Desperately wants to be some kind of a cautionary tale for urban youths, but is instead a preachy and inane waste of time.

Feb 25, 2003 | Rating: 20/100

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